Bulldogs fall to Golden Bears
PARKER CITY, Ind. – Monroe Central halted Centerville 11-2 on Monday.
Cody Weiss, Mickey Barnes and Sam Shaw all had hits for Centervile. Chad Phenis struck out 10 in four innings for the Bulldogs.
Jake Combs struck out 11 in 51/3 innings for the Golden Bears.
Centerville (0-1) plays Saturday at Randolph Southern in a doubleheader.
“I hope we come out and get four good days here of practice on the field … come back Saturday and pick it up again,” said first-year Centerville coach Tracey Crull.
Centerville 011 000 0 – 2 3 8
Monroe Central 102 062 x – 11 5 0
Batteries- CEN: Phenis, Barnes (5), Callahan (6) and North, Frye (5). LOB- CEN 6, MC 7.
Knights win big
UNION CITY, Ind. – Skyler Ashcraft went 4-for-5 with five RBIs and five runs scored Monday as Northeastern halted TEC foe Union City 27-4 in five innings.
Ashcraft homered in the win, as did teammate Jordan Allen. Allen added four RBIs.
Northeastern (1-0, 1-0) travel Thursday to Shenandoah.
Northeastern 7(10)3 4 3 – 27 16 4
Union City 002 11 – 4 5 4
Batteries-NE: Silvers, Fisher(3), Dale(5) and Allen; UC: Knox, Burton(2), Anguiano(4), San(5) and Lacy. 2B-UC: Burton. HR-NE: Ashcraft, Allen.
Wissel homers in Rebels’ win
UNION CITY, Ohio – Jake Wissel homered, had three doubles and drove in five runs in Monday’s 20-4 victory for Randolph Southern over Mississinawa Valley (Ohio).
John Sterling was 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Rebels, while Dalton Spencer added two hits.
Alex Welch, Aaron Jones and Dillon Jones combined to strike out 16 on the mound for Randolph Southern (1-0), which plays host Wednesday to MEC foe Wapahani.
“We went out with a loose attitude, which helped us,” said Southern coach Jeff Kinder.
Batteries- RS: Welch, A.Jones (3), D.Jones (6) and Wissel. 2B- RS: Wissel (3). HR- RS: Wissle. LOB- RS 10.
Knights open with victory
SELMA, Ind. – Hannah Adams struck out 16 and Northeastern opened with a 3-2 victory over Wapahani on Monday.
Adams, Maddie O’Neill, Emily Loden and Marce Forrest all had two hits for the Knights, who play host Thursday to Tri-Village.
“It was a good win,” said Northeastern coach Jennifer Hill. “They fought hard. Great pitching. People had key hits.”
Northeastern 101 001 0 – 3 10 2
Wapahani 000 010 1 – 2 3 3
Batteries- NE: Adams and O’Neill. 2B- NE: Adams, O’Neill, Loden. LOB- NE 6, W 3.
Tigers top Blazers
HAGERSTOWN, Ind. – Hagerstown won a slugfest with National Trail on Monday, downing the Ohio foe 11-8.
Megan Johnson went 2-for-4 with four RBIs for the Tigers, while Stephanie Burns and Courtney Rogers each added two hits.
Melanie Stowers had two hits for National Trail.
Madison Houck got the win from the circle with seven strikeouts.
“It’s real nice,” Hagerstown coach Chuck Green said of the win.
“Everybody hit. There were contributions all the way around.”
Hagerstown (1-2) travels Wednesday to Monroe Central.
National Trail 520 010 0 – 8 8 8
Hagerstown 341 012 x – 11 9 6
Batteries- NT: Constable and Moreland; H: Houck and Burns. 2B-H: Johnson.
Hagerstown opened its season with Monday’s 17-1 win over Winchester.
Kyle Beeson struck out nine on the mound, and added three hits at the plate. Cody Houghton had two hits for the Tigers.
Red Devils earn victory
Andrew Rice hit a two-run home run in the third inning for Richmond on the way to Monday’s 13-3 victory over Greenfield-Central.
Parker Holland went 3-for-4 with a triple for the Red Devils.